Public Policy & Advocacy Intern
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
Where70 W. Streetsboro StreetSuite 201Hudson, OH 44236
The public policy & advocacy intern will assist with legislative research, scheduling, and maintaining consistent communication with chapter advocates; providing administrative support and representing the Alzheimer’s Association at community events as needed. The public policy & advocacy intern will report to the Communications and Public Policy Director. (UNPAID)
Essential Role Functions
- Assist the communications and public policy director with planning and implementing an annual federal public policy plan to meet the Chapter’s public policy strategic goals.
- Assist with maintaining active communication with Chapter’s advocacy volunteers, and supporting the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador Program.
- Assist with planning and support of a Chapter advocacy volunteer committee.
- Assist with planning Chapter representation at state and national advocacy days.
- Researching legislation, officials, and news items and providing a summary as needed.
- Serving as additional contact for questions on state and national advocacy days.
- Assist with office administrative support, including but not limited to answering incoming calls, preparing outgoing correspondence, and receiving and directing office guests.
- Ability to attend State Advocacy Day, Memory Day, in Columbus, May 9, 2018, preferred.
- Background in volunteer management or political science preferred.
- Friendly, personable communication skills; ability to speak confidently over the phone.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google products (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Forms, etc.)
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities; ability to work with diverse populations; high degree of creativity; high energy, maturity and leadership.
- Proximity to Hudson and/or familiarity with the Greater East Ohio region is a plus.
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Requirements & Commitment
- 12-15 hours a week